USN-4589-1: containerd vulnerability

15 October 2020

containerd could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Releases

Packages

  • containerd - daemon to control containers

Details

It was discovered that containerd could be made to expose sensitive
information when processing URLs in container image manifests. A
remote attacker could use this to trick the user and obtain the
user's registry credentials.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04

After a standard system update you need to restart containerd to make
all the necessary changes.

References

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